Puerto Viejo Costa Rica,
Ex-Pats In Costa Rica,
Leaving New York,
Living In Costa Rico,
Moving Out Of New York,
Moving To Costa Rica,
A married couple, 50-somesuch, kids grown and flown... so what comes next? We moved from Manhattan to Costa Rica: a move that took just under 10 months from the night we said, "Let's do it" till we boarded the plane with one-way tickets.
Dr. Mark Lachs,
Adults Social Media,
Aging And Social Media,
Baby Boomers And Social Media,
For years, social media was seen as a new toy for the young and hip. But as Facebook's record-setting IPO has shown, social platforms have grown far beyond their early use of documenting beer pong tournaments.
Knowledge is power. There is no knowledge more important than to have knowledge about what all of your options are as you approach the end of your life or as you make decisions about life-changing conditions.
As a nice Jewish girl from Long Island, the chanting of AOUMMM (OM) was strange to me. Here was my first awareness of the Chinese philosophy of Yin/Yang. Siddartha blew me away.
Music Lessons Brain,
String Bass Players,
When Dan had his stroke, his occupational therapist suggested that piano lessons would be beneficial for his brain and his motor skills.
Older Americans Month,
If a society is judged by the way it treats the most vulnerable among them, we may be headed for a failing grade. Just consider these disturbing statistics when it comes to senior hunger.
Yesterday was a good morning to wake up and smell the coffee. A new study found drinking coffee was associated with living longer in both men and women.
French women have deep, enduring friendships with each other, but many do tend to identify as much with men -- sometimes more so -- as they do with women.
Thinking that the next song I write might always be the one that wins the lottery for me makes me either a) roll up my sleeves and throw myself into each day with a renewed sense of purpose, or b) cry softly into my pillow every morning, squeezing my eyes shut against the light streaming into my bedroom.
There is much debate about the merits and volume of homework imposed on our kids. But there's one big component that has been notably absent from the discussion: Mommy Homework. For the uninitiated, Mommy Homework is the bane of many mothers' lives. While perhaps intended to be an opportunity for...
In her new book, Jai Pausch chronicles the profound challenges that she and her family faced as Randy succumbed to cancer. Pausch speaks for millions in describing how she managed her role of caregiver, how she dealt with extraordinary grief, how she negotiated the emotional terrain of parenting.
Mostly, Gena has unqualified love for the less fortunate. Although she has written letters and organized protests, what she really does well is use the tools of the financial world to help people better themselves. She calls the concept "financial social work."
My generation has to pick up where the previous one left off. Not only do we have to fix the problems of our generation, but we also have to finish what the boomers started.
To let go of the habits we created is difficult, but the rewards of creating new and positive habits can be life-changing.
Work Hard Play Hard,
Work And Play,
Spirituality And Work,
Spirituality At Work,
Unplug And Recharge,
Work As Play,
Healthy Living News
As my energy and enthusiasm for life returned, I acknowledged the underlying cause of my near collapse. I let my spirit get out of alignment with my day-to-day life.